University of Washington
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the
oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West
Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the
The UW educates a diverse student body to become responsible
global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning
environment informed by cutting-edge scholarship.
We discover timely solutions to the world's most complex
problems and enrich people's lives throughout our community, the
state of Washington, the nation and the world.